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Fine-tuning Our Focus

Deacon Betty H. Smith
March 2, 2014

In today’s Gospel of Matthew, Christ Sophia clearly tells us what to worry about and what not to worry about:  the body is more than clothes, life is more than food, and we cannot add a moment to our lifetime by worrying. 93 more words

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The Presentation in the Temple

Deacon Denise Menard Davis

Let us focus on Anna, using the details given in this Scripture passage.

As a 20 something year old childless widow when she returned to her father’s home, Anna may have realized she had a choice to make.  301 more words

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Grace Surprises....

Deacon Betty Holzapfel Smith

As the concept of God as Female embedded itself in my being, 
my understanding of Her compassionate and powerful love gave me courage.  78 more words

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Feast of the Epiphany

Rev. Mary Sue Barnett

The Magi in Matthew’s Gospel are outsiders—–
They are not in the line of David—
They are aware of the star and they let it direct them.  128 more words

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"She Is Holy Paradox Within"

Rev. Mary Sue Barnett
Advent, 2013

In recent months I have been doing chaplaincy work in the trauma room at University Hospital. I have been present to individuals and families who cry out loud for a miracle. 244 more words

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 "In This One Woman, Laura"

Deacon Mary Sue Barnett
November 2013

It is one thing to have a vision of God as male and female because we need to create a theological balance and a spiritual depth in our lives, never exhausting the search.  200 more words

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 "Woman Compassion Incarnate”

Mary Sue Barnett, ARCWP Candidate
August 2013

“There is a wonderful film titled “A Walk To Beautiful,” directed by Mary Olive Smith. You can find it on YouTube.  307 more words

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